Vilgot Sjöman Poster


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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 2 December 1924Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Date of Death 9 April 2006Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden  (complications from cerebral hemorrhage)
Birth NameDavid Harald Vilgot Sjöman

Mini Bio (1)

Vilgot Sjöman was born on December 2, 1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as David Harald Vilgot Sjöman. He was a director and writer, known for I Am Curious (Blue) (1968), Syskonbädd 1782 (1966) and I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967). He was married to Lotta Sjöman and Kristina Hasselgren. He died on April 9, 2006 in Stockholm.

Spouse (2)

Lotta Sjöman (1969 - 9 April 2006) (his death) (3 children)
Kristina Hasselgren (1955 - 1960) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

He received the fervent support of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman during the beginning of his career, who regarded Vilgot Sjöman as his protegé.
He received the Ingmar Bergman Award in 2003 for his contribution to Swedish cinema.
His films I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and I Am Curious (Blue) (1968) are regarded as two major Swedish classics.
He had 1 daughter and 2 sons with his wife, Lotta Sjöman.
Novelist, critic and essayist. Studied film in California, before becoming assistant to Ingmar Bergman.
Many of his films dealt with sexual themes and ran into censorship problems.
In the early 1960's Vilgot Sjöman had a relationship with singer Monica Zetterlund.

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